2009 Session

Budget Amendments - HB1600 (Conference Report)

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Item 139 #3c

Item 139 #3c

First Year - FY2009 Second Year - FY2010
Education: Elementary and Secondary
Direct Aid To Public Education FY2009 $0 FY2010 $250,000 GF

Page 132, line 43, strike "$6,204,120" and insert "$6,454,120".
Page 135, after line 23, insert:
"K.  Out of this appropriation, $250,000 the second year from the general fund shall be distributed to the Greater Richmond Area Scholarship Program, Incorporated (GRASP) to provide students and families in need access to financial aid, scholarships, and counseling to maximize educational opportunities for students."

(This amendment provides funding of $250,000 from the general fund in the second year for Greater Richmond Area Scholarship Program, Incorporated (GRASP). This program seeks to increase college attendance and gradation rates for students in need through guidance and financial assistance.)